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Ooredoo launches Mena's first Mobile Data Plan Management System accessible via Google Assistant

Ooredoo launches Mena's first Mobile Data Plan Management System accessible via Google Assistant

Ooredoo has announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona a new partnership with Google to become the Mena region’s first telecommunications company to launch a data plan management system.

Qamco IPO is highest valued in Mideast: EY

Qamco IPO is highest valued in Mideast: EY

Qatar witnessed the highest valued IPO (initial public offering) in 2018 in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region with the listing of Qatar Aluminum Manufacturing Company (Qamco) on the Qatar Stock Exchange, raising $745.6mn during the fourth quarter, according to Ernst and Young (EY).

Qatar to remain regional, global 'outperformer' - report

Qatar to remain regional, global 'outperformer' - report

Buoyed by “healthy” economic growth and “continued” fiscal support for infrastructure from the government, Qatar will remain an “outperformer”, both regionally and globally, Fitch Solutions has said in a report.

Winter risks 'dire' for 1mn children in MENA region: UNICEF

Winter risks 'dire' for 1mn children in MENA region: UNICEF

The UN children's fund warned Tuesday that a funding gap and the start of winter could leave nearly one million children "out in the cold" in the Middle East and North Africa.

Qatar first in Mena to join World Bank-partnered GFF

Qatar first in Mena to join World Bank-partnered GFF

Qatar is the first Middle East and North Africa (Mena) country to join the World Bank-partnered Global Financing Facility, a senior official has said.

Qatar’s macroeconomic environment tops MENA region

Qatar’s macroeconomic environment tops MENA region

Qatar’s macroeconomic environment remains solid and secured the first place in in the entire MENA region, a joint study by the World Bank Group and World Economic Forum shows.

Wind, solar technologies set to push Mena's electricity mix to 50% by 2050

Wind, solar technologies set to push Mena's electricity mix to 50% by 2050

Wind and solar technologies will push the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region's electricity mix to 50% by 2050, according to a study.

beIN Sports to air 22 matches for free across Mena

beIN Sports to air 22 matches for free across Mena

The sports channel made the announcement just before the tournament opened following consultation with FIFA.

Qatar Airways first in MENA to provide gate-to-gate Internet onboard

Qatar Airways first in MENA to provide gate-to-gate Internet onboard

A decision by Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) will allow the provision of Internet service onboard aircraft at all altitudes.

Qatar economy remains one of strongest in Mena despite blockade

Qatar economy remains one of strongest in Mena despite blockade

Qatar’s economy remains one of the strongest in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region despite the blockade by some neighbouring countries, QNB said in its latest report.

Qatar’s broadband fastest in Mena region

Qatar’s broadband fastest in Mena region

Qatar has ranked first in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) and seventh worldwide in broadband connection speed, said Ooredoo, citing a report by Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, Akamai.

Ajyal Youth Film Festival concludes on Monday

Ajyal Youth Film Festival concludes on Monday

The fourth Ajyal Youth Film Festival presented by the Doha Film Institute will conclude on Monday with the red carpet screening of The Red Turtle (France, Japan), directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit.